Following her triumphant “Faster” UK tour in October 2022, American guitarist, and singer songwriter Samantha Fish, is pleased to announce that she will return to the UK for a 9-date UK tour in October 2023.
Planet Rock’s 48-hour ticket pre-sale starts at 9am on Wednesday 30 November via the pre-sale link here.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday 2 December at alttickets.com, gigantic.com, ticketmaster.co.uk, and samanthafish.com.
Samantha will perform songs from her 2021 album “Faster”. The album includes the singles “Twisted Ambition”, “All Ice, No Whiskey”, “Better Be Lonely” and “Faster”. Samantha will also perform songs from her extensive back catalogue including the radio smash single “Bulletproof” from her 2019 breakthrough album, “Kill or Be Kind”.
“Faster” is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed “Kill or Be Kind” album, and marks Samantha’s first collaboration with producer Martin Kierszenbaum (Lady Gaga, Sting), who co-wrote eight of the album’s 12 new songs and helped the genre-defying guitarist, singer, and songwriter to re-define her sound and venture into new sonic territory.
After launching her recording career in 2009, Samantha established herself as a rising star in the contemporary blues world. The charismatic singer-guitarist-songwriter has earned a reputation as a rising guitar hero and powerful live performer, while releasing a series of acclaimed albums that have shown her restless creative spirit consistently pushing her in new, exciting, and often unexpected musical directions.
The New York Times called Fish, “An impressive blues guitarist who sings with sweet power”, and “One of the genre’s most promising young talents”. Her hometown paper, the Kansas City Star wrote: “Samantha Fish has kicked down the door of the patriarchal blues club and displays more imagination and creativity than some blues veterans exhibit over the course of their careers“.
Samantha believes her musical future is an open road. “I’m never going be a traditional blues artist, because that’s not who I am”, she says. “But it’s all the Blues for me. When Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf came out, what they were doing didn’t sound like anything that had been done in Blues before. You’ve got to keep that kind of fire and spirit. I’m never going to do Muddy Waters better than Muddy Waters, so I try to be who I am, and in doing that, I find my best voice”.
UK Tour Dates 2023:
Thursday 19th October 2023 – Sunderland, The Fire Station
Friday 20th October 2023 – Glasgow, Barrowlands
Saturday 21st October 2023 – Manchester, Ritz
Sunday 22nd October 2023 – Bristol, SWX
Tuesday 24th October 2023 – York, Barbican
Wednesday 25th October 2023 – Cambridge, Junction
Thursday 26th October 2023 – Bournemouth, O2 Academy
Friday 27th October 2023 – Bexhill, De La Warr Pavilion
Saturday 28th October 2023 – Birmingham, O2 Institute